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Cooking Healthy on a Budget Videos

It helps to see someone demonstrate a recipe or a skill like measuring dry ingredients. But what if you don’t have the staff to do it? Download or display our videos!

Short Recipe Demonstrations

These ten videos are between two and four minutes long. There is no narration, so speaker quality is not an issue. Once downloaded, they do not require an internet connection to display. Recipes demonstrated:

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Additional instructions for use are included in the download file.

Narrated Recipe Demonstrations

These two videos are between three and five minutes long. They feature a food shelf participant who narrates the demonstration, so good speaker quality is helpful. In case audio is not available, versions with open captioning are available. Once downloaded, they do not require an internet connection to display. Recipes demonstrated:

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Additional instructions for use are included in the download file.

Food Skills Videos

These five videos are between two and five minutes long. They are narrated by a SNAP-Ed educator, so good speaker quality is helpful. In case audio is not available, versions with open captioning are available. Once downloaded, they do not require an internet connection to display. Food skills demonstrated:

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Additional instructions for use are included in the download file.

Full-Length Recipe Demonstrations and Printable Recipes

What can you do with cabbage? Or zucchini? Our SNAP-Ed educators demonstrate healthy recipes for these common vegetables.

Cooking Healthy on a Budget: Cooking with Cabbage (Video) (23:00) — Also available in Spanish (Video) (9:54) and Hmong (Video) (8:40).

Cooking Healthy on a Budget: Cooking with Zucchini (Video) (13:54)

Download and print the recipes:

These videos were developed in 2015 by SNAP-Ed Regional Coordinators Megan King and Laura Bohen, and SNAP-Ed Educators Andrew Doherty and JoDee Christianson.

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